Quartier Perdu

Sean O’Brien’s second collection, Quartier Perdu, is a deeply unsettling and darkly thrilling exploration of the cities underbelly, taking the reader on journeys through the dead parts of town, no-go zones.

Whether it’s the single-minded scientist determined to bring light in to every household in Victorian Britain, or the police psychologist probing the mind of a murderer, O’Brien creates his own instantly recognisable fictional landscape, where crime, mystery and disillusion abound.

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PRAISE FOR SEAN O'BRIEN:

‘O’Brien’s stories glint with black comedy and touches of the macabre and surreal.’ – Helen Dunmore

‘Strange, creepy, often brilliant.’ – Financial Times

‘The prose, winging between stateliness and the coarsest urban patois, is fluent and flawless...’ – Independent on Sunday

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Book Details

ISBN-10
1905583702
ISBN-13
9781905583706
Published
26 Apr 2018

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Sean O'Brien

Sean O’Brien is a poet, critic, editor, translator, playwright, broadcaster and novelist. His poetry has won multiple awar…
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